Chocolate or Vanilla Protein Balls

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Chocolate Protein Balls

Ingredients:

•1-1/2 Scoops (47g) LeanFit Protein Chocolate 100% Whey
•2Tbsp Coconut flour
•1 Tbsp Nut Butter (I used Peanut Butter Co. Dark Chocolate Dreams)
•2-1/2Tbsp Almond milk
•Chocolate chips if desired

Method:

➡Mash all ingredients except chocolate chips together and then knead with your hands to incorporate all ingredients. Portion into 4 and roll into balls, poke with chocolate chips if desired. EAT!

Macros per ball:
Calories: 88 | Carb: 4g | Fat: 3g | Protein: 11g

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I also made them with Vanilla LeanFit Protein and rolled in shredded coconut. My new favourite go to protein ball!!

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Dark Chocolate Protein Eggies

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Happy Easter! These eggies are super easy to make an alternatively can be made into balls or bars if desired. Enjoy!

Recipe:

Ingredients:

•1/4Cup + 2Tbsp Chocolate protein powder LeanFit Protein
•1/4Cup Cacao or Cocoa powder
•1/4Cup Coconut flour or Casein
•1/4Cup + 2Tbsp Almond milk or choice
•2Tbsp EnjoyLife chocolate chips

Topping:
50g Dark chocolate
1tsp coconut oil

Method:
Combine protein powder, cacao powder and coconut flour with fork; add almond milk and mash together until combined (should be thick batter), add chocolate chips and mix in until incorporated. Line dish with parchment paper. Using small cookie scoop or your hands scoop even portions out and place on parchment lined sheet. With your hands create “egg” shapes and place back on parchment lined sheet, place in fridge while you prepare chocolate. Melt chocolate in double boiler and add coconut oil and stir until all melted. Drizzle and dip eggies with chocolate (I did half whole chocolate shell and half chocolate drizzle). Yield 9-12 eggies.

Macros (12): (using coconut flour/includes topping)
Calories: 74 | Fat: 4g | Carb: 6g | Protein: 4g

recipe note: If you like a sweeter treat add 1-2Tbsp maple syrup or pinch of stevia.

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Recipe adapted from ProteinPow recipe on bodybuilding.com

Banana Bread Protein Donuts

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I just recently got my hands on a donut pan and finally got to make some donuts 🍩 These are low in fat and high in protein. Aka Pronuts!

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Recipe:

Ingredients
•1½ cup oats
•½ cup unsweetened applesauce
•½ cup whey protein powder (I used Kaizen Naturals vanilla whey)
•2 really ripe medium bananas
•1Tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
•1 tsp pure vanilla extract
•1 tsp baking soda
•1 tsp baking powder
•½ tsp salt
•1 tsp cinnamon
•1 Packet (1 tsp) stevia or 1/4 cup sweetener

Optional Icing:
•Plain fat free greek yogurt
•Vanilla protein powder

Optional toppings:
•Lindt mint dark chocolate, chopped
•Organic sprinkles
•Coconut PB Fudge Bites (recipe here)
•Chopped Nuts

Directions:
Preheat oven to 375ºC and grease donut pan. Blend all ingredients in blender or food processor until smooth and pour batter into ziplock bag, cut corner and pipe into donut pan. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Insert toothpick to ensure donuts are cooked thoroughly after 10mins, if no batter on pick then remove from oven and cool before icing. For icing take a few large scoops of greek yogurt and about 3/4 scoop of vanilla whey and mix until no clumps left. Dip donuts into mixture and top with optional toppings as desired. Makes 10 donuts.

Macros: (includes icing not topping/stevia used)
Calories: 100 | Fat: 1g | Carbs: 16g | Protein: 7g |

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Hope you enjoy!

Double Chocolate Cherry Bomb Cookies

I love to bake! Cookies have such a bad rep so i came up with these healthy delicious double chocolate, cherry cookies.

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Recipe as follows→
Ingredients:
•1-1/2 cups flour (I used spelt) be scant on last 1/2 cup
•1/2 cup unsweetened cocao powder
•1/4 teaspoon salt
•1/4 teaspoon baking powder
•1/4 teaspoon baking soda
•1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
•1/2 heaping cup coconut oil
•3/4 cup raw sugar (Xylitol)
•1 egg
•1 teaspoon vanilla extract
•24 Fresh Cherries (can use maraschino)
> Chocolate sauce:
•3 oz. Organic chocolate chips
•1/4 cup full fat coconut milk 

Directions:
▶Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a bowl stir together flour, cocao powder, salt, baking soda, baking powder and cinnamon. In a large mixing bowl, cream coconut oil and sugar, add egg and vanilla and beat well. Gradually add flour mixture and beat until blended. The mixture will be rather dry but firm enough to shape them. Shape appx. 24 1Tbsp balls and press thumb into center to create cavity. Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes then let cool completely (may need to recreate center cavity if it rises and If you use maraschino cherries you can bake them with the cookies).Prepare the chocolate sauce in a small saucepan, heat coconut milk and chocolate until melted and combined. Spoon some chocolate into the thumbprint of each cookie, top with cherry and drizzle more chocolate sauce. Place in fridge to harden. Best stored in fridge a keeps up to a week.
Yields 24 cookies. Enjoy!

Macros per cookie:
Calories 121 | Fat 8g | Carb 15g | Protein 2g

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Chia Pudding

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I am in love with chia seeds, I try to incorporate them into my meals as much as possible. Chia seeds are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, these fats are important for brain health. They are also a great sources of dietary fibre, adding these gems to your diet is an easy way to ensure you are getting a good dose of fibre. They have many more excellent benefits that I could go on but I know you all want the recipe so here it is↓↓↓

▶Ingredients:
•1Cup almond milk
•1tsp agave syrup
•1Tbsp cocao powder
•1Tbsp peanut butter
•1/4 banana
•1/4Cup chia seeds
•Frozen Raspberries

Directions:
Blend almond milk, agave, cocao, PB and banana until well combined. Pour over chia seeds in container with lid and shake up (can also stir), place in fridge for few hours or overnight. Blend raspberries with splash of water and layer with chia pudding. Enjoy ♡